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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    To be confirmed

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Develop the expertise you need to work as an analytical chemist, alongside renowned active researchers.
  • Operate cutting-edge, industry-standard analytical lab instruments.
  • Learn to obtain and interpret analytical information using a variety of products.
  • Apply experimental design techniques and use statistical methods for data evaluation.
  • Attain a solid grounding in laboratory quality management.

On this course, you'll advance your knowledge of analytical chemistry, and learn how it can be applied to different industries. You gain experience and understanding of key techniques in separation sciences, including liquid and gas chromatography, atomic and molecular spectroscopy, such as atomic absorption and emission, NMR and IR and how analytical technologies can be applied to solve complex biological problems.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

Throughout the course, you’ll undertake practical work and research in state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching laboratories which prepare you for industry. Our researchers are renowned specialists in analytical chemistry - and are active in their field. This provides you with not only the day-to-day experience needed for employment in the field, but with useful contacts.

You gain experience and understanding of key techniques in separation sciences, including liquid and gas chromatography, and atomic and molecular spectroscopy, such as atomic absorption and emission, NMR and IR. Modules may include Forensic Drug Analysis, Innovations in Analytical Science and Advanced Laboratory and Research Methods.

You learn through

  • lectures and seminars
  • a programme of laboratory classes
  • full semester research project

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in:

  • academic or industrial research
  • quality assurance
  • analytical laboratories
  • the pharmaceutical industry.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,895per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 58 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    110 49%

    51st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    36th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    25th

    3

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